Intelsat Board of Directors Elects Ed Kangas to Board
Former CEO of Deloitte, Touche, Tohmatsu brings wealth of financial, accounting and public company experience
Luxembourg, 26 July 2012
Intelsat S.A., the world’s leading provider of satellite services, today announced that its board of directors has elected Edward A. Kangas to serve on the board effective today. Mr. Kangas will also serve on the audit and compensation committees.
Mr. Kangas, 68, served as chairman and CEO of Deloitte, Touche, Tohmatsu from 1989 to 2000, leading that firm’s global growth from $2 billion in revenue to $11 billion in revenue. He currently serves as non-executive chairman of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, and on the boards of United Technologies Corporation, Intuit and Hovnanian Enterprises Inc.
“We’re delighted to welcome Ed to our board,” said Raymond Svider, chairman of the board of Intelsat. “His wealth of experience on both privately-held and public company boards will be invaluable in helping guide Intelsat as we continue our growth worldwide.”
Mr. Kangas is a Certified Public Accountant. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Business at the University of Kansas.